Utilitarianism and Rights to Life

Categories: AltLeft, Animal Rights, Uncategorized

Ethicists tend to view issues such as abortion through a utilitarian lens strictly, which has always struck me as odd since there is no reason to suppose a priori that any monoaxiomatic moral system is true. Most people do not seem to need their morality to be governed by a single all-encompassing axiom such as […]

Ethnocentrism, or How I Learned to Stop Caring and Abandon Eternally Unreciprocated Altruism

Categories: AltLeft, Animal Rights, Black Pill, Futurism, Race, Tech

Like many or perhaps most people with a verbally slanted intelligence profile, I used to invest a lot of energy into heady academic philosophy, especially ethics. The distant vision of a cognitively post-human species and a suffering-free world governed by utilitarian moral codes probably stimulated my endogenous opioid system. In retrospect, it seems to have […]

Hooked on Animatronics

Categories: AltLeft, Animal Rights, Futurism, Lifestyle, Tech

My recent trip to The Rainforest Cafe got me to thinking about how animatronics should feature more heavily in a hypothetical society. Lacking sentience, animatronics offers humans the potential for an interactive experience with nature, yet without the elements of cruelty and exploitation commonly associated with keeping “live” animals in captivity. Imagine how parks like […]

Animal Rights Protest at Chick-Fil-A

Categories: Animal Rights, Lifestyle

I had no idea there was such a thing as “Cow Appreciation Day,” and it seems an odd way of showing one’s appreciation to devour the creatures in the form of free/discounted fast food rather than a moment of silence or something, but hey humanoids are a weird bunch. My girlfriend and I stopped by […]

Death Wish For Killer Whales

Categories: Animal Rights, Movie Reviews

So I hadn’t seen Orca (1977) since it was on HBO sometime in the early to mid 80s. Even then I didn’t recall much of the plot (besides the obvious.) The only scene I really remembered is when the main character is trapped on the floating iceberg at the end, and the whale tilts it, […]